Why Supreme Court Should Deny Review In Mazda

Law360, New York (November 16, 2009, 4:12 PM EST) -- In light of the Supreme Court’s decision in Wyeth v. Levine, 129 S. Ct. 1187 (2009), federal preemption continues to be a hot topic in the public discourse on product liability issues.

The U.S. Supreme Court recently requested the Solicitor General to express the views of the United States on the pending petition for certiorari in Williamson v. Mazda Motor of Am. Inc., 167 Cal. App. 4th 905 (2008).

The case raises the question of whether a common law tort claim against the manufacturer of a...
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